It seems the last couple of months have shot past and now low and behold its March. As if to confirm the fact I nearly ran over a hare that shot out into the middle of a local lane. March madness. And its full steam ahead in the workshop as usual;
A reissue Les Paul recording;
The last time I had to work on one of these was a long time ago. A Henri Selmer Gibson price list from 1974 that I picked in my first job (£17 pw) lists one of these at £399.
This one is a more recent re-issue and seems to have much higher output pickups, if I remember correctly, the weighty original had really low impedance pickups and was fitted with a high/low impedance switch which bamboozled me.
Gibson have a nice article on Les Pauls recording model here;